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Hugh Dexter "Bud" Gellenbeck
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1913
Carrington
Foster County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 2002
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

Hugh Dexter "Bud" Gellenbeck, 89, died on Sunday, April 14, 2002 in his home at 1322 Shadeland Road, Lafayette, Indiana.

Born January 22, 1913, in Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota, he was a life resident of the area. he married Aldine E. Amstutz on January 4, 1938, in Lafayette. She died March 23, 2002.

Mr. Gellenbeck was a self employed carpenter for 47 years, working for National Homes Corp. and Home Hospital.

He was a member of Elston Presbyterian Church, the Linden Conservation Club and the Senior Center. He enjoyed gardening, pitching horseshoes, playing billiards and was an avid bowler.

Surviving are three sons; Robert Gellenbeck (Jean)of West Point, Richard Gellenbeck (Vesta) of Cape Coral, Florida, and Ronald Gellenbeck (Cheryl) of Lafayette. Also a sister, Dorothy Flack of Lafayette.

Visitation at Soller Baker Lafayette Funeral Home, 400 Twyckenham Blvd. from 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2002 until the service at 11:00. Reverand Stanley Smelser officiating. Interment at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Surviving are 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by 5 brothers and 5 sisters.

Memorials to Prevention Blindness, Indiana Chapter or American Cancer Society.

Taken from Lafayette Journal and Courier newspaper. 
 
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 Parents:
  August Carl Gellenbeck (1868 - 1956)
  Anna Belle Dexter Gellenbeck (1875 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Aldine Eleanor Amstutz Gellenbeck (1919 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Robert H. Gellenbeck (1960 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Mae Gellenbeck VanMeter (1897 - 1994)*
  Dick Gellenbeck (1900 - 1920)*
  Harry A. Gellenbeck (1903 - 1986)*
  Ila Christena Gellenbeck Segal (1909 - 1969)*
  Louie Gellenbeck (1911 - 1968)*
  Hugh Dexter Gellenbeck (1913 - 2002)
  Elizabeth Gellenbeck Hilt (1916 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Patricia Brinson Madison
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70804555
Hugh Dexter Bud Gellenbeck
Added by: Patricia Brinson Madison
 
Hugh Dexter Bud Gellenbeck
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